Questions on the construction of 2D and 3D graphics through the direct use of primitives, directives, and functions. Include the graphics3d tag for questions specifically on 3D graphics. This tag is not to be used for basic questions on visualizing functions and lists using the various flavors of ...

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Finding the best way to visualize rather complicated data

I have the following data ...
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1answer
156 views

How to speed up multi-curve plotting?

The following example is a very simplified version of the problem I'm working with, though I hope it still captures the essentials. First, the definitions: ...
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2answers
242 views

Labeling a three-dimensional plot

As the title says, I want to add some text in a three-dimensional plot, thus labeling specific parts of it. Here is the corresponding Mathematica code ...
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1answer
139 views

How to embed graphic-element-specific metadata within a Graphics object?

One of the most crucial requirements for rich, interactive scientific graphics is being able to "annotate" individual graphic elements (e.g. the data points of a scatterplot, the individual curves in ...
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2answers
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How to position text labels automatically to not overlap other graphics elements?

I was plotting reciprocal frame projection using Locators for a point to be expressed in terms of both the original basis (also specified with ...
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5answers
454 views

Compiling ColorFunction for faster complex phase-amplitude plots

I have gotten into the habit of plotting complex-valued functions on a plane using a color-function along the lines of ...
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0answers
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Obtain the coordinates of a point by clicking on it [duplicate]

Is it possible to show the coordinates of a point in a plot by clicking on it ? For example you click on one point on the plot below and you get the point's coordinates.
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1answer
136 views

Fraction Alignment in Plot Export to JPG [duplicate]

I've produced some plots that have fractional tick labels on the horizontal axis and they look fine. ...
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2answers
159 views

Can I define new graphics directives?

Is it possible to define new graphics directives? For example, suppose I want to be able to use the following code: ...
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4answers
456 views

Can TreeForm be displayed “sideways”?

One recurrent problem I'm having with displays generated with TreeForm is that the expressions to be so displayed often at least one level with many (> 20) nodes ...
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5answers
505 views

How to examine the structure of Graphics objects

One difficulty I'm encountering in studying the structure of Graphics objects is that I have not yet found a way to print or display such structures that are ...
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1answer
176 views

Structure of Graphics (esp. those produced by Plot, ListPlot, etc.)

I'm looking for a description of the structure of Graphics objects, aimed at the advanced Mathematica programmer. The motivation for this question is the ...
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1answer
263 views

List plot joined with stair steps instead of diagonal lines

What's a simple way to plot a list of points so that they're joined with stair steps instead of straight lines between the points? I'd imagine something like... ...
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1answer
509 views

Roads network visualization by thickness and color intensity by population from GIS files

We can have road networks of the countries in GIS shape file.For exmple from here. Normally traffic flows are proportionate to populations of the cities. I wonder how we can have the same in ...
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0answers
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I am not able to plot legends in list density plot using c program. Getting blank legend

I have tried to load the "PlotLegends'" package. Here is my code, ...
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2answers
296 views

How to exclude some points to make them more evenly distributed in a figure

If there are some points in a figure, how can I exclude some points to make them more evenly in the figure? 'Evenly' here can be defined as the number of points in each $0.01*0.01$ box is at most one. ...
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0answers
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Memory problem with producing complex graphics of general type

The problem I am about to ask has appeared once here: Memory Leak in Frontend - anyone know a workaround?. However, in this question I would like to put it in a bit different context. Problem recipe: ...
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4answers
312 views

Prevent graphics render inside held expression

Assuming each odd line is input I would like the even lines to be the output of the following lines. In the above the Graphics are inside ...
7
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2answers
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Labeling points of intersection between plots

There are several answers where Mathematica used mesh points to show graphically where curve intersections exist. For example: Marking points of intersection between two curves or Is there a better ...
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3answers
297 views

Poor quality Rasterize output when Background -> None

I am attempting to generate partially transparent images for PNG Export, but seem to run to the following issue. If I Rasterize ...
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3answers
430 views

WaveletScalogram in polar coordinates

For given dataset data = Re[Zeta[1/2 + I Range[0, 100, 0.01]]]; It is nice that Mathematica can plot data in both Cartesian and Polar coordinates. ...
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1answer
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Strange response with dynamic texture and MousePosition

I built a cubic, then use MousePosition together with GUIScreenShot to take a floating region with fixed size (200*200) on the ...
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3answers
243 views

How to disable differential styles/markers/etc. for multiple entities?

For functions that can produce multiple "style-able" entities, Mathematica by default will give each such entity a different style. Similar conventions apply to other features, either by default, or ...
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2answers
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2answers
378 views

Chart illustrating options that affect Graphics/Graphics3D objects

In Mathematica there is a seemingly never-ending list of parameters that affect the appearance of Graphics and Graphics3D ...
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1answer
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Text with specified FontSize looks smaller than expected

The simplest way to see what the post's title is trying to convey is to evaluate: ...
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2answers
487 views

How to get and set default font parameters for Plot, ListPlot, LogPlot, etc.?

How can I find the default font parameters (family, size, etc.) for the text that appears in Graphics produced by Plot, ...
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1answer
237 views

How to determine numeric equivalent of Tiny, Small, etc. image sizes for Graphics?

Is there a way to find the numeric equivalents of Tiny, Small, Medium, and ...
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1answer
153 views

Filling using colors rendered corresponding to the difference between two curves

Suppose there are two curves f1[x] and f2[x], and we want to fill the area between them using colors corresponding to the vaule of f2[x]-f1[x], so that any filling line segemts with the same length ...
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1answer
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How to keep front and back colors of Polygon in Graphics3D same all the time [duplicate]

I want the same face color for a 3D Polygon when viewed from front or back or from any angle. i.e. I want the color not changed under any conditions. Front and ...
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0answers
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Make a Venn Diagram [duplicate]

How might I generate a Venn Diagram from the following data? {{1,2,3},{1,2},{1,3}} A valid form might look like the following. Eventually this might become a ...
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0answers
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CMYK colour using Drawing Tools

I'd like to use the Drawing Tools palette to draw objects in CMYK colour. The only way I seem able to change the colours of these objects is to use the window shown below. Edit Is there a way to ...
12
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1answer
276 views

Cropping a Voronoi diagram

Someone know how can I get the correct crop of this Voronoi image using RegionFunction? As you can see, there is a lot of undesired white regions inside the left ...
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2answers
176 views

How to annotate a Grid?

I have the following grid, which is a partial table for the linear function f[x]: ...
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2answers
380 views

How can I draw a grid behind graphics without using Plot?

I want to a show simple vector summation but I don't know how to draw a grid behind the vectors. I am pretty sure I can do it with Mathematica but how? It should look like this:
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0answers
258 views

Plot basins of attraction using separatrices for particular pendulum

How can I plot the stable and unstable separatrices to make a graphic of the basins of attraction of this differential equation? ...
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2answers
174 views

Exporting graphics without X server

I have a Mathematica installation on a Linux server that is intended to be used for batch processing. Some of the things that will be processed will include rendering of graphics. However, if I use ...
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5answers
353 views

Creating partly filled disks based on percentage

I'm trying to create a function that returns a partly filled Disk, based on a percentage. So inputting 1 would give a fully ...
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1answer
325 views

How to compute the Multifractal Spectrum of a Financial Series with WTMM

I would like to know if someone knows how to compute the Multifractal Spectrum of a Financial Time Series (Currency) througth the Wavelet Transformation Modulus Maxima (WTMM). I would highly ...
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1answer
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Button ImageSize x-dimension ignored

How can a small square button be created with ImageSize -> {20,20}? The x-dimension won't go below about 70. (Using version 9.0.1 on OS X.) ...
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1answer
490 views

Reassign Functions for Graphic Representation [closed]

How might I construct a function of the form Rep[defs,code], graphic[code] and display[code] ...
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3answers
330 views

Identifying when two graphic objects overlap

I'm designing a small demonstration that helps to visualize the reason behind shaping an electrode that is used to probe a surface: ...
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1answer
187 views

ListPlot under conditions Part II

I have a data file containing several columns and thousands lines of data. Below I present a small portion of it, in order to express my issue: ...
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4answers
476 views

How to show multiple images with a for loop

I wrote a simple application(I put the code in the end) to detect the parallel line pairs in the following picture: It returned three pairs of parallel line: ...
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1answer
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Find size of vertex image relative to the graph coordinate system

I am trying to define a graph using my own VertexShapeFunction with an ActionMenu button being the vertex and a custom ...
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0answers
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Method Shrinkwrap Messes up editting Graphics

If you try resizing or moving the Inset in the following interface, the Graphics becomes incredibly jerky and borderline ...
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3answers
454 views

How to properly project a Graphics object consisting of line primitives

My problem starts from attempts at depicting overlapping lines of different thickness, i.e. ...
0
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1answer
917 views

ContourPlot Legend with colorbar for arbitrary contour values

I have a ContourPlot in which I have specified the contour-values myself as Contours->{0.01, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3}. I would like to get the corresponding contour-values to be shown in the color-bar in ...
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1answer
507 views

How can this type of optical illusion be created in Mathematica?

I see these around the web and would like to make them in Mathematica. Combining them in an array is actually quite mesmerizing!
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3answers
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Mathematica 8: ContourPlot finding out max and min function values [duplicate]

I have a ContourPlot where I have let Mathematica draw the contours automatically. I would like to extract the zmax and zmin contour values that have been determined internally so that I can pass them ...